Huw Lloyd-Langton – 1974 Gibson Les Paul Custom 20th Anniversary electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 397846; Finish: ivory, various lacquer cracks and blemishes; Fretboard: ebony; Frets: dent wear to first position, refret; Electrics: working; Hardware: replaced strap buttons, replaced switch tip, heavy wear and pitting to metal parts; Other: Factory 2 stamp to the back of the head and signs of a previous neck repair to the volute area; Case: earlier five latch Gibson hard case, circa 1960, with brown exterior and pink interior bearing an assortment of various Hawkwind and other guest passes; Overall condition: fair

*One of Huw Lloyd-Langton’s main working instruments used for both touring and recording. He nicknamed this guitar ‘Lizzie’. It is thought that Huw purchased this guitar directly from the Gibson factory. Sold with a number of photographs dating from the mid ’70s and later depicting Huw using the guitar with both Hawkwind and The Lloyd Langton Group

** The Factory 2 stamp likely relates to a factory repair on the head. The back of the head has been refinished, whilst the “2” is clearly on top of the refinishing work

Estimate £2000 – 4000  (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £5500 13th March 2019